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EETimes.com: Motorola teams with TurboLinux on embedded OS for China

Apr 19, 2000, 19:54 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sunray Liu)

"Motorola Inc. and TurboLinux Inc. (Brisbane, Calif.) are jointly developing the first Chinese-language version of an embedded Linux operating system to run on the PowerPC 8240 microprocessor."

"The Linux-based platform will target Internet applications like interactive TV, global positioning satellite receivers, cellular phones and other networking equipment, along with the emerging information appliance market."

"TurboLinux is one of the earliest suppliers of a Chinese-language Linux . The partners said their solution would offer Chinese customers full support, including the ability to input Chinese and Chinese menus under Xwindow. The Linux-PowerPC system will support hardware including CD-ROMs, floppy-disk drives, network interface and display cards. It will also offer low memory and hard-disk requirements."

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